Nietzscheism

or Nie·tzsche·an·ism

[ nee-chee-iz-uh m or nee-chee-uh n-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈni tʃiˌɪz əm or ˈni tʃi ənˌɪz əm /
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noun

the philosophy of Nietzsche, emphasizing the will to power as the chief motivating force of both the individual and society.

Origin of Nietzscheism

First recorded in 1905–10; Nietzsche + -ism
Related formsNie·tzsche·an, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for nietzschean

Nietzschean


adj.

1904, in reference to the ideas or followers of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900).

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